Node Application 10659791844, submitted 2019-04-12 7:50:45

Respondent Id 10659791844
Application Date 2019-04-12 7:50:45
Application Language English
Applicant City Saint Petersburg
Applicant State/Province
Applicant Country Russia
What languages do you speak? Russian, German, English
What is your occupation? Engineering psychology
How many years experience in your field? 4-7
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Bachelor’s degree (for example: BA. BS)
Please describe your experience in the Crypto/Blockchain space, if any? Constantly monitoring the cryptoworld, reading news about blockchain etc.
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Saint Petersburg
Node State
Node Country Russia
For which networks Have you ever operated a node?
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? I hope it will be actually used by a lot of people. Here in Russia we suffer from rapidly increasing totalitarianism. Therefore we would really need instruments to secure our privacy. I want to believe, that Elixxir could be such a tool.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node?
What is a reasonable maximum connection speed on which you could operate a BetaNet node in your geographic region? (Where 0 = 10 Megabits/second, and 100 = 10 Gigabits/second) 10
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? (As a percentage) 70
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. . 100$ per month
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator? (Where 0 = 1 hour/month, and 100 = 20 hours/month) 100
If you were selected to run a BetaNet node, would it run on your own hardware or be deployed to cloud-based servers? Hardware
In what type of environment would this server be located? Personal Home
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? No
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published Elixxir BetaNet node specifications? Yes (Please list specs)
Yes (Please list specs) Processor: Intel (R) Core (TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40 Ghz 3.90 Ghz. Installed RAM - 16GB, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
Do you have hardware you would like to use but does not meet the stated BetaNet node specs? If so, please provide specs on that hardware below: Processor: Intel (R) Core (TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40 Ghz 3.90 Ghz. Installed RAM - 16GB, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
Do you have past experience deploying servers to cloud-based services? No
Yes (please specify)
Why do you want to be a node? Because I would like to play a part in the big future of blockchain technologies. I believe in freedom and am a libertarian
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? Telegram
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Telegram, Twitter
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? As I sad, we need tools to secure our privacy.
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? ICO Drops, Zavodil,
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? The Binance meet up in Saint-Petersburg
As part of growing the Elixxir community, are you willing to create content as part of operating an Elixxir BetaNet node? Examples would be node setup & on-boarding review vlog post, bi-weekly twitter update, medium review of on-going node operational process, etc. Yes (how much content on a monthly basis?)
If yes, how much content on a monthly basis? How much is needed
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? I believe decentralization is the future!
As best as you can given currently available information, please describe the value proposition of the Elixxir platform and how it differs from other current blockchain solutions. It helpes to hide any information about peoples communication
Privacy by Default is a goal of the Elixxir Platform. In your opinion, why is Privacy by Default critical for the future of the internet? Because it helpes people to be honest to each other. It gives them opportunities to collaborate, without being afraid of the government. It is a key thing for a healthy society.
Tags Individual, Russia, English